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TRAILER: Lil Wayne 'The Carter' Documentary

A Deep Insight Into The Man Behind The Music

The Carter train keeps on rolling. A documentary about Lil Wayne is being released next week called 'The Carter', the documentary captures the rapper on and offstage, as well as reportedly showing Wayne's addiction to cough syrup.

The documentary, which is being released on DVD, was originally planned for a general cinematic release, but the film was hit with a lawsuit.

In the lawsuit Wayne tried to prevent the release of the film - claiming producers had broken a contract giving him control over the final edit of the documentary, but his request has now been rejected.

Pre-orders for the film are currently being taken by QD3 and are set to ship on the 17th November, although at the moment it's only available to those in the US.

We are awaiting our advance company any time now, so expect some feedback on it. In the meantime, Dropout will leave you with a little synopsis we found:

"The Carter is a documentary about Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. aka Lil' Wayne. An internationally known rapper, his most recent album went platinum in a week, and he just might be the voice of his generation. But this ain't no VH1 rock doc. Rather, it is an intoxicating, cinematic journey into the thoughts and world of an extremely complicated man whose creative force is something to behold. He never stops recording.

He has a portable studio that he carries around in a black bag, and it allows him to lay down a track anytime anywhere. It is his pressure valve and makes him a refreshing anomaly in a sea of manufactured "singers." His work is his own: unfiltered, uncensored, raw, and powerful. Director Adam Bhala Lough, whose fiction film Weapons premiered in competition at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, has unbelievable access to Lil' Wayne's public and private lives. He captures remarkably candid moments, such as Lil' Wayne recounting his first sexual experience, as well as him talking openly about his drug habits. Following him all over the country and to Amsterdam, Lough mixes fly-on-the-wall footage of Lil' Wayne in his hotel room and on his bus with artfully composed concert footage. The result is a shockingly intimate portrait of one of the most inspired (and eccentric) musicians of modern America."

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